Alien “AI” Signals –‘The Search for Life as We Don’t Know It’

 

Four billion years ago, the first primordial organisms emerged, eventually evolving into today’s complex web of life of which the human species with our destructive impact on the biosphere is playing what perhaps may prove to be a fleeting role. Or, we may not even be at the halfway stage, where in a posthuman future our evolution could extend billions of years.

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“The Last Word” –Clashing Conclusions on the Oumuamua Interstellar Mystery from SETI’s Seth Shostak and Harvard’s Avi Loeb

 

You would have though it was 1938 again following Orson Welles’ radio broadcast of the War of the Worlds the way the way Twitter lit up last week when the chairman of Harvard’s astronomy department, Israel-born theoretical physicist Avi Loeb, suggested that an alien spaceship was possibly on its way to Earth to study humankind, and probably had Stephen Hawking spinning in his grave.

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The Oumuamua Spacecraft Hypothesis –Harvard’s Avi Loeb Responds to the World’s Media

“Only a fraction of the interstellar objects might be technological debris of alien civilizations. But we should examine anything that enters the Solar System from interstellar space in order to infer the true nature of `Oumuamua or other objects of its mysterious population.”

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Tuesday’s “Planet Earth Report” — Human Colonies on Mars, Neanderthal Language, Extraterrestrial Meta Materials

 

 

The “Planet Earth Report” connects you to the day’s news headlines on the discoveries, people, and events changing our planet and the future of the human species.

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The Great ‘Oumuamua’ Interstellar Spacecraft Debate –“A Space Rock or a Fully Operational Probe Sent Intentionally By an Alien Civilization”

 

 

“It is impossible to guess the purpose behind Oumuamua without more data,” said Avi Loeb, chairman of Harvard’s astronomy department. “If Oumuamua is a lightsail,” he added, “one possibility is that it was floating in interstellar space when our solar system ran into it, “like a ship bumping into a buoy on the surface of the ocean.”

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Monday’s “Planet Earth Report” –Strange Ghost Particle to Whales From Space

 

 

The “Planet Earth Report” connects you to the day’s news headlines on the discoveries, people, and events changing our planet and the future of the human species.

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